25 May 2012

Nigeria: Gwagwalada Council Donates Vehicles to Traditional Rulers

Chairman of Gwagwalada Area Council, Alhaji Zakari Angulu Dobi, yesterday gave out vehicles and motorcycles worth millions of naira to traditional rulers, village/district heads in the council area.

Dobi during the presentation ceremony said the gesture was in recognition of their contribution to peace and unity in the council.

According to him, the council used its meagre resources to purchase 22 motorcycles, 10 C-Class Mercedes Benz cars, one Prado Jeep 2010 model and a Toyota Camry car for the traditional rulers.

Angulu however assured that the council would not relent in its effort to ensure that the traditional institutions are strengthened in the council to consolidate on the existing peace and unity in the area.

He called on traditional rulers to take advantage of their vehicles to strengthen the information dissemination network within their domains.

In his remark, the Aguma of Gwagwaladagaji, Alhaji Muhammadu Magaji, who spoke on behalf of other traditional rulers commended the council authorities for the gesture.

He said the vehicles will strengthen their operations and said it came at the right time.

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